Tag Archives: accessories

10 Ways to Achieve the Bohemian Chic Look

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Rather than simply being a fashion trend, bohemian chic is so much more… The style first appeared towards the end of the 18th century, but really became popular in the 1960’s and 1970’s. It represented an alternative way of life, forming as a counterculture against materialism and societal constraints. The popularity of the bohemian chic […]

9 Funky Nail Shapes to Try

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There are several different nail shapes out there that you can experiment with, and each shape will give your overall look a different attitude. From chic almond-shaped nails to sharp, pointed nails, here are nine funky nail shapes to try.  Almond Nails While some nail shapes look better with either longer or shorter fingers, your […]

Go Preppy With These 10 Fashion Must-Haves

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Preppy styles, which are often referred to as being classic American, have been trendy for quite a while now. If you really want to embrace that preppy look, here are 10 fashion must-haves that you should have in your wardrobe. Blazer No one would argue about Kate Middleton perfectly epitomizing the preppy look, and this […]

Women’s Hat Styles – Which Will You Choose?

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When it comes to the latest haute couture runways, the headwear philosophy has been to go big or go home – making hats a must-have accessory for the seasons ahead of us. When it comes to styles, the fashion gods don’t discriminate – everything from retro, historical designs to sleek sportswear to kooky avant-garde headgear […]

How to Upgrade Your Style with Accessories

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Every fashion enthusiast knows this: Your outfit is only as good as your accessories. After all, what would Rihanna’s Met Gala couture train be without her golden headdress and diamond choker? And how would Katy Perry channel the Medieval heroine, Joan of Arc, without her equally resplendent crown? That’s right, peeps. Accessories can unlock fashion […]

Back to School: Refreshing the Wardrobe

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I’ve noticed that sales for school supplies and clothing are already starting to show up in stores. It seems to sneak up earlier and earlier every year. And even if you are not a student or a teacher, it’s a good opportunity to refresh your own wardrobe. Whether that means wearing your existing clothing pieces […]

Great Fashion Choices Based on Skin Tone

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Now that we have established what your underlying skin tone is, not only will it make choosing makeup easier, but also clothing! I think for the most part we gravitate towards colors that flatter our skin tone.  For example, l’ll never walk up to anything orange in a clothing store.  But I will inevitably go […]

What are This Year’s Fall Purse Trends?

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In the same way we update our wardrobes for the changing of the seasons, our handbag could probably use an update too!  Since I carry the same one day in and day out, it always takes a beating in just a few months. But instead of buying the same black or brown basic, your handbag […]

How To build A Minimalist Professional Wardrobe

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Now obviously a “professional” wardrobe varies based on your profession. A first-grade teacher dresses much differently than a bank executive. However, I plan to focus on traditionally business attire. Some minimalists might disagree with this list, but I prefer practical minimalism which is so much more manageable for most people. The most basic list includes: […]

What are the Recent Summer Fashion Trends?

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The heat and humidity are here to stay for the next few months, so what are the trends for 2016 summer fashion?  From what I can tell, they all seem pretty wearable for those of us who live “normal” lives! Shorts – The biggest trend in this comfortable summertime staple is the frayed denim look. […]